Medical Dermatology Services

Our team of professionals offers comprehensive treatment for the skin, hair, and nails for your entire family. We take skin disease seriously and recognize the significant impact that it can have on your overall well-being. Medical Dermatology Specialists Our team is highly experienced in the prevention, detection, and treatment of skin cancer, acne, aging skin, eczema, moles, psoriasis, rosacea, warts,

Cosmetic Treatments

Aging is inevitable, but aging gracefully is an option. We like to work with our cosmetic patients to find subtle changes that help them feel more youthful. Cosmetic Treatments We enjoy helping our patients not only feel their best but look their best, too! We are fortunate to have a team of dermatologists with years of training

What is Mohs Surgery?

What is Mohs Surgery? Mohs surgery is a highly specialized surgical and pathologic technique used for the removal of non-melanoma skin cancers, developed by Dr. Frederic E. Mohs and first performed in the 1930s. During Mohs surgery, cancer is removed from your skin, layer by layer until all cancerous cells have been removed. Allowing the

What is Acne?

Acne is not just a “rite of passage.” Without adequate treatment, acne can have long-lasting repercussions for self-esteem, as well as possible scarring. What is Acne? Acne is a very common skin condition that affects both teenagers and adults. Although it can vary in severity, we know acne can be painful, distressing, and embarrassing. More

What is Psoriasis?

Psoriasis affects your body – inside and out. New research has revealed the psychological, cardiovascular, and other health benefits of treating psoriasis. U.S. Dermatology Partners Brodie Lane, Kyle, and South Lamar is the leading psoriasis treatment center in Central Texas. This is a result of our physician’s long-time interest and continued studies in caring for

Doctor prepares to treat cyst on patient's back

What are Cysts & Lipomas?

What are Cysts? Cysts are caused by a non-contagious skin cell build up deep within the skin. They are most commonly found on the face, neck, and torso, but can be found on almost any part of the body. Bothersome bumps under the skin often bring patients to see a dermatologist, especially given that cysts can

What are Cold Sores?

What are Cold Sores? You might be one of many people who gets “cold sores”. This is a troubling issue for those experiencing it and can carry a negative stigma. However, this is a very common viral infection caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV). HSV likes to gain access to the body near mucous membranes

What is a Dysplastic or Atypical Mole?

What is a Dysplastic or Atypical Mole? A dysplastic (atypical) mole is one that, when viewed on a cellular level, has features unlike those of a healthy, benign mole. A benign mole will have a regular pattern of coloration and pigment, even borders, symmetry, and a tan or pink color. Dysplastic moles can be asymmetric,

What Is Pediatric Dermatology?

When it comes to skin care, children aren’t just little adults. We have both the knowledge to address the needs of children, and the compassion to make them feel at home during treatment. What is Pediatric Dermatology? Children have their own special set of skin concerns and needs and some skin conditions are much more

What is Dandruff?

What is Dandruff? Have you ever worn a dark-colored shirt and noticed white flakes all over your shoulders? You may have dandruff, and you’re not alone. This is a common problem experienced by a lot of people. Dandruff is part of a condition known as seborrheic dermatitis. We’re here to help! This condition results from a

What are Keloids?

What are Keloids? Keloids are initially caused by a cut, burn, piercing, acne bumps, or other trauma that results in a larger scar. The scar looks thick, firm, and is mounded up and often spilling over the boundaries of the original scar. Most commonly, these are found on individuals with darker skin and women of various

What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa?

What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa? Hidradenitis Supperativa (HS) is a genetically inherited chronic (long-term) inflammatory skin condition that causes recurrent painful bumps most often in skin folds.  The bumps frequently drain white discharge and cause tracts to form under the skin which can often lead to severe scarring.   Although bacteria is involved in the inflammation that

What is Eczema?

What is Eczema? Eczema is basically itchy, irritated skin that occurs when your immune system is working too hard. While we don’t yet know exactly why some people get it and others don’t, we do know that it can be hereditary. It can also be more commonly found in people with allergies and asthma, and

Skin Cancer & Moles

One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Fortunately, there is a lot that you can do to prevent skin cancer and catch it early when it is most treatable. Skin Cancer & Moles Skin cancer is the most common form of all cancers in the United States. People of all ages

What is Rosacea?

What is Rosacea? Rosacea is a common skin condition typically seen with fair-skinned adults ages 30 to 50 that causes redness, papules, pustules, and swelling. Unlike acne, however, there are no blackheads. Self-diagnosis and treatment are not recommended as rosacea can last for years and rarely reverses itself. If left untreated, rosacea can become worse